Lectionary Year B
June 11, 2000
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

Broader Context


(FS) A. PRIMITIVE CHRISTIANITY

1. "Paracletos": 1 John 2:1 has this same word, applied to Jesus.

2. Holy Spirit in other NT literature:

a. Eph. 1:13 "a seal guarding our inheritance."
b. Eph. 4:30 "do not grieve the Holy Spirit."
c. 1 John 3:24 The Spirit assures us that Christ dwells in us.

(FS) B. OLD TESTAMENT/JUDAISM

a. Isaiah 44:3 Yahweh will pour out Spirit on Jacob's offspring
b. Joel 2:28 "I will pour out my Spirit on all people."



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